DR.Zaidoun

Moshrik Hamdi, Ph.D.,Eng., Chairman

Welcome to the Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering and Infrastucture offers an undergraduate program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Engineering, major in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering to overcome the need for engineering education and training in the field of Civil and infrastructure engineering. The Department of Civil Engineering provide a stimulating and supportive environment for high-standard education; to prepare graduates for a lifelong productive career in addressing problems in a rapidly-changing world, while instilling in them an appreciation of leadership qualities, professionalism, and ethics; to provide professional services of the highest quality to the community; and to contribute to expanding the knowledge and technological base in civil and infrastructure engineering.

The department is enrolled by qualified professors in the field of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; who are capable to strength the science of civil engineering in the University. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree after successfully passing 160 credit hours. Currently the B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering can be obtained in the specialization of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. The department is equipped with a state-of the-art Laboratories that could serve both the students and the local society; including lab for structures and material constructions, lab for soil mechanics and foundation engineering, lab for hydraulics and water treatments, as well as lab for roads and pavement design, and lab for survey.

Mission

To provide students with a high quality engineering and technology education, to carry out basic and applied research, and to provide service to society by taking excellence as our benchmark.

Vision

To be an outstanding engineering faculty, serving the needs of Jordan and addressing the challenges faced by society.

Programe Educational Objectives

1. Serving their local and regional communities through solving real-world engineering problems.
2. Effectively using communication skills to work/lead in multi-disciplinary teams and develop ethical responsibility and professional attitude.
3. Be Successful in civil engineering careers and applying state of the art technological advancement in research and graduate education.

About The Department

The department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering offers an undergraduate program leading to Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. A pioneer program among Jordanian universities that combines Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. This program is offered by distinguished and highly qualified faculty members with degrees from the United States, United Kingdom and other European Universities. The program is 160 credit hours with a balance between hands on and instructional experiences aimed at preparing highly motivated and capable engineering graduates. The department employs highly advanced laboratories with state of the art equipment and machinery in the areas of geotechnical engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, land surveying, traffic engineering, pavement design, construction materials, drinking water, and waste water engineering. These laboratories enrich the hands on experiences of the students and assist the faculty in conducting research in relevant areas of Civil Engineering and Infrastructure.
The department provides a stimulating environment for outstanding education. Past graduates of the program had joined the local and regional industries in the job markets and had assumed leading roles at the places of their hire.
The program is currently working towards acquiring ABET accreditation. This accreditation ensures that the graduates of the program are prepared for an extended productive career in a rapidly-changing world, while promoting an appreciation of leadership qualities, professionalism, and ethics. These graduates are well prepared to offer professional engineering services of the highest quality to the community; and to contribute to expanding the knowledge in civil and infrastructure engineering.

The most important accomplishments of the Department are as follows:

1. Updating the Department’s course plan and education resources to suit the Department’s vision for the education process.

2. Encouraging teaching staff members to conduct scientific research and publish in refereed scientific journals and international conferences.

3. Organizing a number of curricular and extracurricular activities for the purpose of communicating and interacting with the community

Programs Offered By The Department

Bachelor’s program in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure

Program outcomes:

a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
b. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
c. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
d. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
g. An ability to communicate effectively.
h. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
i. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
j. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
k. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Academic Staff

 

 

No

Name Specialization Rank

C.V.

1 Prof. Turki Ibrahim Obaidat Highway Engineering Professor (University President)
2 Prof. Subhi M. Bazlamit Highway Engineering Professor
3 Dr. Moshrik Hamdi Water Resources & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor
(Chairman)
4 Dr. Mousa Bani Baker Geotechnical Engineering Assistant Professor

5

Dr. Raed Abanda Structure Engineering Assistant Professor
6 Dr. Zaydoun Abu Salem Water Resources & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor
7 Dr. Hesham S. Ahmad Project Managment Assistant Professor
8 Dr.Fawzi Sulaiman Ghargheer Geotechnical Engineering Assistant Professor
9 Dr. Rana Al-hourani Assistant Professor
10 Mustafa Qtaishat Water Engineering Instructor
11 Walaa Al-Mhairt Highway Engineering Instructor

12 Duha Shhada Structure Engineering Instructor
13 Mohammad Mufid Sehwail Structure Engineering Instructor
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